We say choose good…choose green…and that we can help make it easy. Well today we are giving you a short list of ideas to help turn the tide. Commit to one, and let us know how it goes!
Helping you build a sustainable future as you live, work, play, and create.
Hop: Take a reusable cup to your regular coffee shop.
Skip: Pull the plug! Unplugging power cords and turning off computers can cut up to 10% of energy use.
Jump: Ditch the leaf blower—in one hour it can generate emissions equivalent to driving a car 350 miles.
Hop: Encourage your office to use recycled content paper.
Skip: Start a mug, water-glass, or reusable water-bottle movement in your office to slash the 25 billion single-serve plastic water bottles and billions of polystyrene cups used each year.
Jump: Get your workplace to sign-on to Tidewater Institute’s Good & Green Sustainability Pledge.
Hop: Volunteer for Tidewater’s Public Access Resiliency Project.
Skip: Join a local trail, shoreline, or river clean-up day.
Jump: Lead a Green & Good group hike and discuss what one action each hiker will take this year. And then tell us about it!
Hop: Replace five store-bought gifts with eco-friendly, artisan wares.
Skip: Use all upcycled parts in your next DIY project.
Jump: Encourage a local art gallery to host one environmental exhibit next year. And let us know!